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Education | Lily and Gabriel Receive a Strong Start

A doctoral student at UNLV, Holly Schneider had almost given up hope in finding resources for sending her children, Lily age five and Gabriel age three and a half, to preschool. After some research, she was relieved to receive a United Way Tuition Assistance Preschool Scholarship. When Holly found out about the scholarship, her resources…

United Way of Southern Nevada Receives a $160,000 Lumina Foundation National Grant to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Rates

United Way of Southern Nevada Receives a $160,000 Lumina Foundation National Grant to Increase Postsecondary Attainment Rates

UWSN – Only Nevada organization to receive funding from the prestigious Lumina Foundation United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) was the only organization in Nevada selected to receive a $160,000 Lumina Foundation national grant to help increase postsecondary degree attainment in southern Nevada. To increase postsecondary degree attainment in southern Nevada, UWSN is collaborating with…

our supporters in the community
Being an active contributor to the Las Vegas community is very important to Jeff Ortwein of Deloitte [more]
Susana McCurdy grew up as an Air Force brat, traveling to different states following her father's ca [more]
Francine Mazza, PHR is originally from Southern California and moved to Southern Nevada in 1996. [more]
Her story would inspire anyone. Though challenging life circumstances, Pat Janjetovic became homeles [more]
Steve Linder was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, moved around the country, and graduated from high sch [more]
A native of Las Vegas, Bruce Hendricks began his banking career in 1969 and is currently the Chief E [more]
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October 23, 2014 (Thu)
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Brasilia Ballroom
Community in Blue | Campaign Celebration 2014
Sponsorship opportunities available. Click for info. Join us for a celebration of our donors and workplace campaigns who support us throughout the year! We are hosting our annual 2014 Community in Blue | Campaign Celebration on Thursday, October 23 from 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Brasilia Ballroom. The event celebrates United Way’s recent…

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November 1, 2014 (Sat)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hollingsworth Elementary School
Dynamo Day Clean-Up
The United Way of Southern Nevada, in partnership with the City of Las Vegas, is organizing our fourth Dynamo Day Downtown Clean-Up! We will be kicking off our event in Downtown Las Vegas. This will be a fun day filled with community pride. There will be lots of child-friendly activities, with all ages allowed. All people under…

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November 7, 2014 (Fri)
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
NV Energy
WLC Annual Women’s Fall Suit Drive
Hosted by the United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council, the annual one-day suit drive collects suits and other business attire for women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during job interviews and in the workplace. Last year’s drive collected more than 7,000 professional items…

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November 20, 2014 (Thu)
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Texas Station, Dallas Ballroom
Mayors Prayer Breakfast
Join us for breakfast and the opportunity to mentor future leaders of our community. For more information or to reserve your table or ticket(s), please call United Way of Southern Nevada’s Volunteer Center at (702) 892-2300 or email marilynp@uwsn.org. The Mayors Prayer Breakfast benefits Camp Anytown, a program of the Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada. This event celebrates our unity and…

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December 2, 2014 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Holiday of Giving
Join United Way of Southern Nevada as we make the holidays merry and bright for families across the Valley. Volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on opportunities. More information to come. To learn more, contact United Way’s Volunteer Center at 702-892-2321.

Carson Capitol building

February 2, 2015 (Mon)
Nevada Legislative Building
United Way Day at the Legislature
February 2, 2015 is United Way Day at the Legislature. Come join us in Carson City to advocate for the work being done with your donor dollars.

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February 20, 2015 (Fri)
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
WLC Annual Luncheon Fashion Show
Join United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) for the WLC Luncheon Fashion Show, recognizing the WLC’s impact in the community and women community leaders who demonstrate a commitment to improving southern Nevada. The event includes an exclusive DKNY fashion show, featuring WLC members as the models. 11:00am – 11:30am  |  Networking , Pop-Up Boutique…

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May 7, 2015 (Thu)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Springs Preserve
Flip Through Summer | Family Fun Summer Kickoff
Take a walk down storytime lane and bring the whole family to this fun-filled, community event FLIP THROUGH SUMMER will be a special day of celebration, imagination and the magic of some of children’s most beloved books and characters. The event encourages summer reading, since children can lose as much as three months of reading comprehension during the summer.…

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